It was done on purpose to get Konovnitsyn into trouble.
We play a little game which I find most useful in developing the intellect, and which incidentally answers the purpose of a language lesson.
You were late on purpose today so we'd happen to stop by the stash house.
For the first time in his life, he'd thought he found his calling: protecting people as defenseless as his mate, Katie. And then, she'd died, and any purpose his life had died with her. Now, he just wanted to die-dead.
Alex's voice began forceful and then lost purpose - as if he thought it wiser not to say what was on his mind.
He knew the effect he had on her; he did it on purpose to mess with her.
For this purpose a capable officer, Bolkhovitinov, was chosen, who was to explain the whole affair by word of mouth, besides delivering a written report.
The higher the human intellect rises in the discovery of these purposes, the more obvious it becomes, that the ultimate purpose is beyond our comprehension.
As if it were on purpose, thought he.
They can be used and can circulate and fulfill their purpose without harm to anyone and even advantageously, as long as no one asks what is the security behind them.
When I left New York the idea had become a fixed purpose; and it was decided that I should go to Cambridge.
Some give directions to be waked every half-hour, doubtless for no other purpose; and then, to pay for it, they tell what they have dreamed.
"I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.
For this purpose she arranged a meeting between the young people at the bishop's house before Mass.
But the ultimate purpose of the bee is not exhausted by the first, the second, or any of the processes the human mind can discern.
If the purpose of food is nourishment and the purpose of marriage is the family, the whole question resolves itself into not eating more than one can digest, and not having more wives or husbands than are needed for the family--that is, one wife or one husband.
But she was not satisfied until she had carried out her purpose and entered college.
If the purpose of history be to give a description of the movement of humanity and of the peoples, the first question--in the absence of a reply to which all the rest will be incomprehensible--is: what is the power that moves peoples?
Great. I have no purpose but to make others' lives easier.
There's a greater purpose than myself.
The purpose of this apartment was to give her a place to practice being human.
Intimacy was neither the sole purpose nor the end result of their relationship.
He'd never tried to impress his family before, but that might be his purpose at this point.
Social structures will change, and the purpose of education will be to learn to reason and find one's passion.
The present was my next experiment of this kind, which I purpose to describe more at length, for convenience putting the experience of two years into one.
Some of my friends spoke as if I was coming to the woods on purpose to freeze myself.
How was it that the Russian army, which when numerically weaker than the French had given battle at Borodino, did not achieve its purpose when it had surrounded the French on three sides and when its aim was to capture them?
Even if they do not know for what purpose they are fattened, they will at least know that all that happened to the ram did not happen accidentally, and will no longer need the conceptions of chance or genius.
How could he betray her trust so utterly - for the sole purpose of proving a point to Claudette?
"I wouldn't hurt him on purpose," he said, looking even more upset.
"I missed your heart on purpose," she said.